Lightning Storm Sparks Three New Fires in Glacier Park

By | August 12, 2018

A helicopter works the Weeksville fire near Plains INCIWEB

This from the Flathead Beacon…

Firefighters are scrambling to douse at least 19 new wildfires in Northwest Montana that started during a lightning storm late Saturday.

At least three new fires were reported in Glacier National Park; multiple new starts were found on the Kootenai and Flathead national forests; and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation was responding to at least one new fire in their response area west of Kalispell.

Read the full article here.

Here’s the same story from Montana Public Radio

And from KPAX

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